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  • Buy an expensive sari
  • Get the fall stitched
  • Buy an underskirt and blouse material
  • Find a good tailor
  • Visit the tailor umpteen times, before you get a good fit
  • Struggle with draping and managing the outfit

You can’t wear it again, as the sari has been seen, photographed, posted on Facebook and Instagram.

Does the rigmarole sound familiar?

SOLUTION

Mix-and-match sari outfits

HOW?

Online shopping sites have some interesting pieces

Crop tops and Maxi skirts

These can comfortable be teamed with a sari to create a different look.

peplum top top1 blouse

Double slit tunics

Wear a sari with these. The slits beautifully give way to your saree pallu, and you can drape it in any style that you like.

double slit maxi tunic

Underskirts

Use these sharara pants as an underskirt. It keeps your waist looking trim, while you have ample space for comfortable leg movement.

sharara pants

Saree shapewear

It keeps you looking trim, and effortlessly flaunt a mermaid look.

shapewear

Economy saris

Combine a fancy ethnic dupatta (two and a half meters) with a solid colored one. Just stitch the two together, and you have a half-and-half sari. You can do with a single pleat, in the stylized version, since your underskirt or pant gives you space for leg movement.

dupatta bandhej dupatta

Go, dazzle the world with your unique style statements, and enjoy being photographed and ‘liked’ on social media.